The Fight

'Wait, what?' It's the question I get asked the most when explaining how my ex husband walked out on me and our kids on our 5 year wedding anniversary nearly 4 years ago. 'But, you're like, happy...?' Darn right, I am. This is when they start to just glaze over. You can tell they want …

Date Night

I took myself on a date last night.  Just me. And you want to know something?  It was perfect.  Perfect because I didn't have to worry about what I was going to wear.  Perfect because I could just be without worrying about trying to make an impression. Perfect because I didn't have to worry about …

Threat

I see how you look at me. Don't think I don't notice,  because I do.  I'm a threat to you. I get it. Because when you look at me, you see yourself. Because you can't quite figure it out. What did I do wrong? Because from the outside we had it all. Just like you. …

It Had to End

Earlier this week, when I found myself on the phone talking to my ex there was something different about him. It wasn't that we were getting along. It wasn't that he was finally saying all the things I had wished he had been saying. But it was that he was happy. He was actually happy. …

The Gift

Oh, Facebook. You and your memories. Today, you reminded me that 6 years ago it was 'one month till I was a Mrs.' Now I look at the calendar and remind myself that it's one month until I celebrate a year that my husband left me. Yes, celebrate. Because you see, I am no longer …